Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace or to give personal growth in relation to understanding the principles of first aid for mental health.


A mental health first aider is a nominated person within an organisation who anyone can go to, to assist with a mental health problem. The first aider will help to advise and guide those needing assistance, and will have knowledge of how to identify those who are developing mental health issues.


How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

2 Days


How is the qualification assessed?

This qualification is assessed by 2 multiple-choice examinations.


What next?

On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by

undertaking a Level 3 qualification in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace for Managers.



Highfield Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)


What is covered on this course?

  • What is mental health?
  • Why Mental Health First Aid?
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health
  •  Intro to cognitive behavioural therapy
  • First aid crisis
  • Depression in the workplace
  • Eating disorders
  • First aid for anxiety / depression
  • Impact of mental health issues
  • Non-judgemental listening skills
  • Personality disorders
  • Recovery and building resources
  • Risk factors
  • Self-care
  • Self-harm
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Much More


Price Group bookings for up to 8 learner              (Covid secure) 

£800 plus £30 per delegate (workbook & certification)


Mental Health First Aid 2 Day Fact Sheet
All you need to know to book our course
First Aid for Mental Health FWT.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.6 MB]

Contact us

You can reach us on:

01384 869991


You can also use our contact form.

Mental Health First Aid Now

Leonard Rd



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